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Clear Ponds

Author: Yuri Nagibin
Translation: Olga Kuzmina


Winter 2014
Memoir
Page 101   (12 pages)


Summary: A truly wonderful memoir of life growing up along Moscow's boulevard, by a writer hardly published in English.


Extract:

The Clear Ponds neighborhood in Moscow: for most people it is merely a street, a boulevard, a pond, but for me it is the heart of everything that was most beautiful about my childhood, and also the most sad, for the sadness of childhood is also a beautiful thing.

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